Jamie Speka delves into the complex issues behind the American housing crisis and the resulting state migration phenomenon.
Anyone who takes even the vaguest interest in their surroundings knows that the situation concerning street-homelessness in Exeter is dire. Buying food for the homeless in town this past week cost me £26. The cost is budgeted and – of no material inconvenience to me – a generosity almost mandatory, borne out of my enormous […]
Exeter students gathered outside Exeter City Council offices last Monday in protest against the Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO). With Devon Council having proposed a ban on beggars and rough sleeping, the PSPO would enable police to fine people for sleeping on the street. An online survey ran by the council aiming to gauge the public’s level of […]
A new project led by the University of Exeter will combat aquaculture diseases across India, Bangladesh and Malawi. The BBSRC-Newton Fund Project, led by the University of Exeter and the Centre for the Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences has been granted £1.97 million to reduce the impact of major diseases in aquaculture. Disease remains to […]
In the last few days, Conservative ministers, facing defeat over their plan to cut Tax Credits, have been hurrying around TV studios to denounce these attempts as opening up an ‘unprecedented constitutional path’ and ruining ‘centuries of observance’. Some of even gone further, suggesting that the Conservatives should flood the chamber with Conservative Peers in […]
Campaign against Sex-Selective Abortion in China The Chinese government has launched a new campaign against sex-selective abortion in an attempt to solve ‘the Bachelor Crisis’ as there are currently 33 million more men than women in China. Pre-natal gender testing and sex-selective abortions are currently illegal in China, however the strong cultural bias for sons has […]
2013 saw India launch a rocket to Mars. It also saw a third of its population living below the poverty line. Just why is India investing in a space program? What if the 16,000 skilled employees in space development worked on water sanitation? Why do we donate money to space-curious countries with a long way […]